March 2016 Open Records Requests
On February 20, 2016, Avery Gregurich, of Drake University, requested to review: “Copies of all completed voting rights applications submitted in Iowa by persons needing to have their voting rights restored between January 1, 2015 and January 1, 2016.” On March 8, 2016, our office provided 36 pages of documents in hard copy in response to this request. Redactions were made pursuant to IOWA CODE §§ 22.7(9) and 22.7(18). There was no charge for this request. On March 3, 2016, Jamie Corey, of The Center for Media and Democracy, requested to review all copies of certain public records dated between January 1, 2015 and March 3, 2016, related to certain individuals and entities connected with the Energy Policy Network and Peabody Energy. On March 22, 2016, our office provided 27 documents on a CD in response to this request. Two documents were withheld pursuant to IOWA CODE §§ 22.7(45); 22.7(50); and 22.7(65). On March 17, 2016, Josh Gaines requested certain statistics regarding the number of completed voting rights restoration applications that had been received and granted between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2015. On April 6, 2016, our office provided a response to this open records request. No documents were redacted or withheld for this request. There was no charge for this request. On March 29, 2016, Mark Stevens, of KWQC-TV 6 News, requested information about the presence, or lack of presence, of any reports concerning missing inventory from the Office of the Governor. On April 4, 2016, our office responded that no such reports existed. No documents were redacted or withheld for this request. There was no charge for this request.